Cleaning Up Our County

A morning of cleaning county roadways and the Laurens County side of Lake Greenwood on Saturday paid off big with well over 4,000 pounds of trash collected, and that’s only from a segment of the lake area, said Courtney Stonell, executive director of Keep Laurens County Beautiful.


Stonell was working at Riverfork Road area with volunteer officers from the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office and other volunteers.

Keep Greenwood County Beautiful has reported a total of 8,840 pounds of trash from the Saturday morning event, and that includes the collection from Moon Landing and Camp Fellowship, Stonell said, “so we really feel like volunteers in Laurens County really showed up well.”


“Every person picking up trash makes a difference,” Stonell said. “Laurens County is blessed with volunteers, some of them walk and pick up trash every day for exercise, and we are hoping that each of them will go to our Keep Laurens County Beautiful Facebook page and tell us how many bags of trash they are collecting.”

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